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# bowel - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'I could never work again after I got sick, that really affected me'

Every year at least 80 people in Ireland develop acute intestinal failure.

# bowel - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds

Researchers hope the study will recognise the seriousness of the chronic, painful condition.

# bowel - Friday 21 November, 2014

200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening

95% of the tests are normal.

# bowel - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Ireland falls 10% behind Europe in some cancer survival rates

Ireland fell behind the average with colon, kidney, and ovarian cancer, while eastern Europe showed a lower overall survival rate.

# bowel - Monday 23 April, 2012

Research underway to develop blood test to detect bowel cancer

The test is being developed at Dublin City University and aims to detect if there are antibodies in blood that could indicate the presence of cancer in the bowel.

# bowel - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

From The42 Illness forces Fletcher to take an 'extended break' from football Get Well Soon

Illness forces Fletcher to take an 'extended break' from football

Manchester United confirm that the Scottish midfielder’s “mystery virus” is in fact a chronic inflammatory bowel condition.

# bowel - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Blue September comes to Ireland

Irish men asked to ‘face up to cancer’ during a Blue September.